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No one expects children to learn in a classroom so dark they can?t see but many children sit in classrooms where they can?t hear clearly.
Posted on Aug 29 2002 @ 11:03 by Craig Smith / AiP
If you have ever peered down a highway on a sunny day, you have probably seen the rising, wavelike ripples of heated air that distort the appearance of objects near the horizon. Similar disturbances in the atmosphere above us make stars twinkle as their light is distorted on the way down to Earth.
Posted on Jun 7 2002 @ 03:55 by James Riordon, AiP
He could be called the father of the National Laboratories, and now Ernest O. Lawrence is the latest subject of a new major web exhibit offered by the Center for History of Physics at the American Institute of Physics (AIP).
Posted on May 8 2002 @ 09:16 by Rory Richards, AiP
Despite the bad press that nuclear reactors earned in past years, more and more people are reconsidering nuclear power as an alternative to fossil fuel.
Posted on Apr 30 2002 @ 11:16 by James Riordon
If a physicist in Houston has his way you'll be able to say good-bye to pollution-causing energy production from fossil fuels. In the April/May issue of The Industrial Physicist Dr. David Criswell suggests that the Earth could be getting all of the electricity it needs using solar cells - on the moon.
Posted on Apr 17 2002 @ 08:36 by Rory Richards
The information super highway is getting ready for some road work. Just as cars drive on highways made of pavement, packets of information (like news from your favorite website) travel along information highways made of fiber optic cable.
Posted on Mar 17 2002 @ 02:19 by Rory Richards
Radiation effects from such devices are likely to be too low to calculate, health physicist says.
Posted on Mar 17 2002 @ 02:04 by Ben Stein